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History

Pollock-Randall Funeral Home was incorporated in 1971 by Gaylord Pollock and David Randall. Mr. Pollock died suddenly two years later. Barbara May Randall received her funeral directors license in 1974 and joined her husband in operating the business. Several building additions and improvements were added through the years in Port Huron and the Marysville Funeral Home was built and opened by the Randalls in 1993. Mr. Randall died of Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 after 60 years in Michigan funeral service.

Kendrick Family Portrait

Their daughter, Ann and her husband, John W. Kendrick, joined the firm in the early eighties and have operated the funeral home since 1994, leading the firm to recognition as the largest and most progressive funeral firm in Michigan’s Thumb. Their daughter, Laura Godwin has worked in the family business for several years. Laura is a licensed funeral director, has an M.A. in Counseling and is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner.

After merging with the centennial firm, Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home in north Port Huron in 2011, our three locations offer area families the finest options in convenience, facilities and services. For the cost conscious or minimalist family, our subsidiary company, Pillar Cremation.com offers discount cremation services. We have a dedicated staff member handling Advance Funeral Planning and our office personnel are experts in every area of death care administration. Follow-up with families includes numerous grief resources, support services and programs by our Continuing Care department.

We survey each family served and use this information to continually upgrade customer service and satisfaction to the very highest levels possible. We always welcome customer and community feedback and suggestions. Please feel free to contact us at anytime with your comments or questions by phone or through .

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